Your most common questions answered here. We think we’ve covered everything but feel free to call or email us (details in the footer) if we’ve missed anything.

Please note that there are a lot of different boat company’s operating in Zanzibar, some of them using variations of our name. If you want to be sure you have booked with us and not another boat tour, use our booking portal, email us or book through one of our trusted partners.

With us everything aside from transport to and from is included. Our boats and staff are recognizable by the yellow background and blue logo:

Don’t forget we also do private Dhow and luxury yacht charters for those who are looking for something a bit special or more high-end.

FAQ Safari Blue


What time do you leave Fumba and what time do the boats return?

We leave at 09.30 and return around 16.30.

For our private charter experiences, these times can vary.

How can I book?

You can book online. For our traditional Dhow experiences you can either visit our BOOKING PORTAL to book instantly OR complete the details in our CONTACT FORM – whichever you prefer.

For our new Yacht Charter experiences, please use out contact form.

Can you help arrange transport?

Yes we can. Just let us know in the message section when you book from our contact page or add transport one way or both ways to your booking when booking online.

What languages do your guides speak?

Our crew can speak English, Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

What should I bring on my trip?

Water Shoes

…and don’t forget your swim suit!

Is there shade on the Dhows?

Yes we have sunshades covering the seating area of the dhows, shade on the sandbank and on the island where we eat lunch.

Do you have anything for vegetarians or for those who don't eat seafood`?

In addition to lobster two kinds of grilled fish and calamari, our lunch buffet includes:

Grilled chicken
Fresh tomato sauces
Maize meal cakes
Green banana curry or lentils and vegetable casserole

How much does it cost?

The cost for our Safari Blue Experience tour is US$70 for adults and children aged 15 and over.

Children aged between 6 and 14 pay US$35 each and under 6’s are free!

For information about Private Dhow & Yacht Charter costs – please go here

Everything is included except for transport to and from Fumba – book separately for this when you book (costs vary depending on where you are located in Zanzibar).

Do the prices include transport?

No. But you can book transport from any of the main resorts on the island, through us, when you book online or if you write to us, remember to ask for it.

If you are using our online booking portal – please remember to book your transport both ways.

If your query is not answered here in our FAQs please use our contact form to ask.